Epic Fail

Baking #fail.

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Baking is so not my forte.

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This was supposed to be a wonderful amazing rosemary loaf as seen at Macaroni Grill.

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Um. No. Mine doesn’t look like that. Fail of epic proportions.

I followed this recipe. The only changes I made were half wheat/half white, and reduced the sugar a tiny bit. What gives? Mine obviously didn’t rise at all. And it was extraordinarily salty.

I guess I’ll have to try again. I really want some damn rosemary bread!

***Rewind***

Lunch: Leftover spiced quinoa. It was very good.

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Afternoon snack: homemade hummus and tomatoes. Hit. The. Spot. I wish I had more to dip into my hummus!

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Dinner was simmering in the crockpot all day!

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

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It’s one of those things that is different every time but you can find the basic recipe here. Today, I only used 2 chicken breasts, 2 cups of corn, an entire jar of salsa, and added two small cans of diced green chilies.

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I missed the sour cream and cheese that I usually top my soup with but I needed to give my digestive system a break. But the chips and cilantro were good enough for me.

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4 Responses

  1. Sorry the bread didn’t work out. The other food looks great:)

  2. Sorry you inherited the non-baking bone from me. However, I do have double the years of experience so I can share a little tidbit with you. When you replace whole wheat with white flour, don’t replace more than 25% or you will have flat heavy bread. Also, the amount of sugar is essential. It helps the yeast to do its thing. That’s why I have a hard time baking, you actually have to measure!

    Your soup looks amazing though.

  3. Yeast eludes me, that’s why I use beer 😉

  4. See I’m a MUCH better baker. Except when it comes to bread. For some reason the yeast never rises for me!

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